Volunteer

Swim Instructor

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
May 1, 2018
Job Description: 

*Job Location: Vancouver

Interested in working with children with special needs? Do you love teaching swim lessons?

 

UBC Splash Kids is a non-profit organization that provides swimming lessons to children with special needs. We are looking for instructors for our Spring 2018 session (May and June). Relevant experience preferred but not necessary. All applicants welcome!

 

Location: Stan Stronge Pool (719 W 59th Ave, Vancouver)

Lesson dates: May 12th, 26th, June 2nd, 9th, 16th 

Times: 2:00-3:00pm and/or 3:00-4:00pm

 

If you would like to apply, please fill out our online form: http://ubcsplashkids.ca/volunteer.php

Attached File: 
Contact Info
Name: 
Olivia Pink
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Drowning Prevention Week Volunteer

Location: 
UBC Aquatic Centre
Closing date: 
May 30, 2018
Job Description: 

The UBC Aquatic Centre is looking for volunteers to help with our Drowning Prevention Week programs! Volunteering at the UBC AC is a great way to learn more about aquatics, gain valuable experience, and get a foot in the door for future employment. It's also a lot of fun! 

We are looking for volunteers age 14 or older, who have one or more of the following certifications:

  • Bronze Medallion
  • Bronze Cross
  • National Lifeguard
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifesaving Instructor

All volunteers will also be required to complete an on-site orientation and training session. All volunteers will be provided with a letter confirming your volunteer hours at the end of the week. 

If you are able to commit to one or more of the following days/times, please send your resume and cover letter to: kristin.hutniak@ubc.ca for more information! 

  • Monday, July 16, 2pm-7pm
  • Tuesday, July 17, 2pm-7pm
  • Wednesday, July 18, 2pm-7pm
  • Thursday, July 19, 2pm-7pm
  • Friday, July 20, 2pm-7pm
  • Saturday, July 21, 12:30pm-4:30pm

We look forward to having you join our team of volunteers!

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
604.822.4501
Registration Phone: 
604.822.4501
Address: 
6080 Student Union Blvd
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6T 1Z1

Volunteer Swim Instructor

Location: 
UBC Aquatic Centre
Closing date: 
May 25, 2018
Job Description: 

The UBC Aquatic Centre is looking for volunteers to help with our summer lesson programs! Volunteering at the UBC AC is a great way to learn more about aquatics, gain valuable experience, and get a foot in the door for future employment. It's also a lot of fun! 

We are looking for volunteers age 14 or older, who have one or more of the following certifications:

  • Bronze Medallion
  • Bronze Cross
  • National Lifeguard
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifesaving Instructor

All volunteers will also be required to complete an on-site orientation and training session. All volunteers will be provided with a letter confirming your volunteer hours at the end of the summer. 

If you are able to commit to one or more of the following swim lesson sets, please send your resume and cover letter to: kristin.hutniak@ubc.ca for more information! 

  • Mon to Fri Set 1: July 3-13, 9:30am-12pm
  • Mon to Fri Set 2: July 16-27, 9:30am-12pm
  • Mon to Fri Set 3: July 30-Aug 10, 9:30am-12pm
  • Mon to Fri Set 4: Aug 13-24, 9:30am-12pm
     
  • Mon/Wed Set 1: July 4-30, 4-6pm or 6-8pm
  • Mon/Wed Set 2: Aug 1-29, 4-6pm or 6-8pm
     
  • Tue/Thu Set 1: July 3-26, 4-6pm or 6-8pm
  • Tue/Thu Set 2: July 31-Aug 30, , 4-6pm or 6-8pm
     
  • Friday: July 6-Aug 31, 4-5:30pm
  • Saturday: July 7-Aug 25, 9-11am or11am-1pm
  • Sunday: July 8-Aug 26, 9-11am or 11am-1pm

We look forward to having you join our team of volunteers!

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
604.822.4501
Registration Phone: 
604.822.4501
Address: 
6080 Student Union Blvd
City: 
Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6T 1Z1

Volunteer Swim Teacher/Assistant Swim Team Coach

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
April 21, 2018
Job Description: 

Successful candidate will be expected to work PART TIME and:

-coordinate, teach and evaluate all levels of swimming, especially the younger levels and including Water Babies up to Adult, Bronze levels & NLS

-teach & evaluate First Aid courses

-assist Head swim team coach with younger Swim Teams and lead practices independently, Masters Swim Club, and Youth Group swim programs (including outreach programs)

-other hours may be spent assisting or leading watersports excursions/camps, developing swim programs and assisting in other areas of the business

 

This position is for someone looking to gain experience teaching and living in the Caribbean that can work independently as well as on a Team and will be responsible for the delivery of the swim programs.

 

In order for consideration, all applicants MUST have the following:

-21 years or older

-LSS Swim Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor, First Aid Instructor

- Bronze Med and Cross Instructor and Examiner

-positive, outgoing, fun, reliable, responsible

-able to work independently and be a self-starter with lots of initiative

-previous experience teaching swimming to most ages and abilities with skill in teaching the 4 strokes

-skilled in all 4 strokes and able to teach and coach technique very well

-experience swimming and coaching Swim Teams with swim coaching certificate (NCCP or other)

-valid driver’s license

-previous experience coaching and creating Swim Team curriculum, competing on a Swim Team

-excellent customer service skills and ability to work long days in the sun and Holidays

PREFERRED:

-NLS Instructor and Examiner, Red Cross Swim Instructor or other organization a plus

-Level 2 or 3 NCCP certificate

-SFA Instructor

-background in watersports (kayaking, wake/ski, SUP, snorkeling, scuba, etc.)

-interest in working with youth groups and summer camps, and have an interest in community outreach projects

-AquaFit or other Fitness certification

-experience in customer service, 5 star guest service, administration, and marketing a plus

 

BENEFITS AND BONUSES:

-ocean side accommodation (1 bedroom in a villa with private entrance and bath)

-return flight to Turks & Caicos Islands

-work vehicle, when needed (for work purposes only and only during work hours)

-2 meals/day in staff canteen at luxury hotel

-$500/month for living expenses

-use of company watersports equipment (kayaks, paddleboards, snorkel equipment) at discounted rates

-special rates on company ecoadventures and SCUBA instruction

Attached File: 
Contact Info
Name: 
Morgan Luker
Information Phone: 
1-649-231-5437
Address: 
P.O. Box 301
City: 
Providenciales
Province or Territory: 
(other)

Volunteer Lifeguard

Location: 
Camp Goodtimes
Closing date: 
May 25, 2018
Job Description: 

Volunteer at Camp Goodtimes and make a significant difference in the lives of children affected by cancer, and their families. In addition to spending a session working with kids of various ages in a fun and rewarding environment. Lifeguard volunteers work with a team that deliver all waterfront programming. Activities include swimming, instructing, canoeing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. When lifeguards are not on the water, they are engaging with kids and families, and help make the magic of camp a reality. This is a great position for volunteers who have their NL certification and enjoy leading programming to a wide variety of ages. Apply here: http://www.campgoodtimes.org/volunteer

Contact Info
Name: 
Carolyn Cade
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Officials and Volunteers - Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
April 24, 2018
Job Description: 

 CANADIAN SURF LIFESAVING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018

The Lifesaving Society is now ready to receive applications for officials who wish to provide support during the 2018 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships, which will take place at the Centre touristique du Lac-Simon from August 24 to 26, 2018.


Application forms must be submitted by the person wishing to be considered for nomination for these Championships. If you wish to be considered, please fill out and submit the form by following this link : https://goo.gl/forms/df6AOeyvTYBs5D523


The person who will be nominated will have to cover their own travel fees.


Budget for lodging for these championships is limited. If possible, please make arrangements with friends or family.


Officials and volunteers will be offered food and drink during the championship events. Officials are invited and welcome to the banquet which will happen during the award ceremony. It is possible that there will be a small fee associated with these tickets.


We thank you for your continued support of lifesaving sport.

Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

CLERC 2018 Call for Officials - MILTON, ON

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
March 28, 2018
Job Description: 

The Lifesaving Society Canada invites applications from Officials to officiate at the 2018 Canadian Lifeguard Emergency Response Championships.

Applications are invited from all suitable persons who wish to be considered for appointment for these Championships. If you wish to be considered, please complete the attached form and submit it to Laura O’Driscoll or Lorraine Wilson-Saliba.
 
The Canadian Emergency Response Championships will take place May 5 & 6 in Milton, Ontario.
Travel expenses for all officials are to be paid for by the individual.
 
A limited accommodation budget is provided for this championship for those officials from out-of-town. Where possible please make arrangements with friends or family.
 
Food and drink will be provided to officials while you are volunteering during the Championship events. Officials are invited and welcome to attend the awards banquet. There may be a nominal cost for tickets.
 
For more information, please visit The Lifesaving Society website at www.lifesavingsociety.com.
 
Thank you for your continued support of Lifesaving Sport.
Contact Info
Name: 
Lorraine Wilson-Saliba
Information Phone: 
416-490-8844 X235
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Volunteer Group Fitness Instructor (Substitute) – Aquatic Fitness

Closing date: 
March 30, 2018
Job Description: 

Please see the attached job posting.

Contact Info
Name: 
Human Resources
City: 
Langford
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Royal Lifesaving Society Commonwealth Youth Trustee

Closing date: 
February 14, 2018
Job Description: 

Position Overview

The Youth Trustee is a voting member of the Board of Trustees who is between the age of 18 and 29 when they are elected to their first term. It is not expected that the Youth Trustee “represent” Commonwealth youth but rather to ensure that there is always a minimum of one Trustee from this age group who can provide a youth perspective in Board decision making and generational succession within the Society’s leadership. The Youth Trustee will help facilitate input from Commonwealth youth. 
 
Position holder is accountable for: 
  • meeting the requirements of the UK Charities Trustees Duties outlined in Appendix 1 “ 
  • seeking input from as wide a range of active RLSS youth volunteers as possible as a means of informing their input to Board decisions. The Youth Trustee shall have sole discretion in determining whether to seek this input informally or through a more structured mechanism of their choosing
  • being accessible via frequently used digital platforms,  to RLSS youth in order to assist in directing suggestions, inquiries or concerns related to RLSS to the appropriate individual and/or organisation
  • supporting and/or initiating efforts to increase the number of youth engaged in the development, delivery and evaluation of RLSS policies, communications, programmes, activities, etc. 
 
Criteria and Competencies: 
  • 18-29 years of age at first election
  • Meets the requirements of the UK Charities Trustee Duties, Appendix 1
  • Demonstrated commitment to reduction of drowning in the Commonwealth
  • Experience and/or interest in gaining experience in the governance of a volunteer led organisation
  • Strong communicator with good listening skills
  • Proficient in the use of e-mail, Skype and other digital media platforms
  • Interest in interacting with other Commonwealth youth
  • Ability to participate in four, two-hour Trustee Conference Calls per year
  • Ability, in most instances, to respond to requests for input in 14-21 days and in critical instances within 48 hours to 7 days
  • It is essential that the Youth Trustee be self-supporting in terms of electronic communication and have access to a phone for toll free International Conference Calls.
  • Time commitment: 
  • Four two-hour Board of Trustee Conference Calls per year, scheduled a minimum of 1 month in advance and based on the majority of Trustees being available.
  • Time to review documentation for Trustee Conference Calls, circulated minimum 7 days’ prior
  • 1-4 hours per month to respond to requests for input and/or interact with other Trustees, Portfolio Directors and/or RLSS youth.
 
Appointment and Term:
 
The Youth Trustee will be confirmed by the Board based on a vote by active RLSS youth volunteers.  The Youth Trustee will be elected for a two-year term and may be re-elected for one additional two-year term.  Note: The process for the Youth Trustee election was developed with input from active RLSS youth and approved by the Board of Trustees. These Terms of Reference and the election process will be reviewed with RLSS youth prior to the second election cycle and a minimum of once every two cycles thereafter.
 

 

 

Application Process:

1. Each Commonwealth Youth Trustee applicant will write a 750 to 1000-word essay on why they wish to be the Youth Trustee on the Board of The Royal Life Saving Society, Commonwealth. The essay should address the following topics:

  • Volunteer involvement with Lifesaving Society Canada and its branches.
  • Demonstrate their commitment to the reduction of drowning in the Commonwealth.
  • Experience in leadership positions within Lifesaving Society Canada.
  • Interest in interacting with other Commonwealth youth.
  • Express your knowledge of the Commonwealth Emerging Leaders program.
  • Obtain a letter of support from your provincial branch.

2. Fill out RLSS Youth Trustee Application Form in attached document.

3. Return the essay, application form and branch letter of support to Lifesaving Society Canada National Office no later than the close of business on 14th of February, 2018 via emailto wschultenkamper@lifesaving.ca

4. Applications will be evaluated by an internal committee on the 15th and 16th of February.

5. We will notify Successful candidate on Monday the 19th of February.

Lifesaving Society Canada’s Board and Youth Trustee submissions will forwarded to the Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth on the 20th of February, 2018. 

Contact Info
Name: 
Wendy Schultenkamper
City: 
Ottawa
Province or Territory: 
Ontario

Lifesaving Society BC & Yukon Branch Competition Committee - Call for Members

Closing date: 
January 31, 2018
Job Description: 

The Lifesaving Society BC & Yukon Branch is looking for Competition Committee members to support the Mission, Vision, and Values of the BC & Yukon Branch through their support of Lifesaving Competition.

 

Please see the attached Call for Members for a detailed description of Roles and Required Qualifications. To apply, send resume and cover letter outlining your interest and subject matter expertise in confidence to Cheryl Sibany, Program Manager at cheryls@lifesaving.bc.ca

Contact Info
Name: 
Cheryl Sibany
Information Phone: 
6042995450
Address: 
112-3989 henning drive
City: 
Burnaby
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6g1h5
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